Blogging Checklist: What To Do Before & After You Hit Publish

There are several things that are essential for every blogger to do before and after hitting publish, no matter the niche. I have put together a list of the top things you should be doing for each post to maximize SEO presence, reader engagement, and traffic to your website. Here they are…

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How to Grow Your Instagram Following and Boost Engagement

If you’re a blogger, business owner, or social media fiend interested in growing your Instagram following, there are several things that will separate you from the competition. Before I get into specifics, I have to emphasize how important it is to be committed to growing your Instagram and your overall brand presence because it takes a lot of hard work and perseverance.

I was able to grow my Instagram following from 0-5k in just one month before my blog even launched because I worked at it every single day. It’s so important to set aside time (even fifteen minutes) every day dedicated to growing your Instagram. Aside from the hard work and commitment, there are several other factors that will help you grow your Instagram following and boost engagement. Here they are…

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Everything You Need to Know About the Instagram Algorithm

It’s no secret that Instagram has taken over the social media sphere with over 700 million active monthly users. We are visual beings and Instagram provides a platform to tap into that while allowing us to interact with one another like never before.

However, when the new algorithm was launched in May of 2016, engagement plummeted for many bloggers, influencers, and Instagrammers because followers were no longer seeing posts in chronological order. They were getting less comments, less likes, and ultimately less views. According to Hootsuite, “users miss on average 70% of the content on their feeds.”

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